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A patient is either lightly or fully sedated. The gynecologist guides the hysteroscope into your vagina, through the cervix, and into the uterus. Gas or saline is released through the scope to inflate your uterus, allowing for better visualization. The physician will remove any polyps with special scissors, a laser, or another device that uses electricity.
No incisions are made on the outside since the procedure is done via the vagina.
Patients will normally be able to go home the same day, but in some cases, there may be an overnight stay.
Most patients are fully recovered in two weeks. If you have a physically demanding job that requires lifting or pushing heavy objects, check with the doctor before returning to work.
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